There are so many outdoor-styled shows coming up in Michigan that I can’t imagine anyone trying to attend all of them. But they’re starting soon and I’d be remiss if I didn’t at least mention those that are going to take place in our territory.
The Greenville Yellow Jackets boys basketball team faced its biggest test of the season on Friday night on the road.
Like the previous eight games, they passed the test.
The top two defenses in the Central Michigan Athletic Conference in girls basketball lived up to their rankings Thursday night. In a game that saw only 19 field goals made between the two teams, the Laingsburg Wolfpack used their defense to beat Carson City-Crystal 33-25, handing the Eagles their first loss in the CMAC.
A group that was developed to support adults with disabilities is celebrating its five-year anniversary. Parents with disabled adult children who wanted to provide social activities for the adults to help develop social skills and promote independence developed the Adults with Disabilities Association and Bowling League.
The Montcalm Township Fire Department will have some minor changes coming its way. During the regular scheduled Montcalm Township meeting on Wednesday, the board approved new equipment and personnel changes to the fire department. The board approved a Ventis MX4 Carbon Monoxide detector that detects up to four gases.
Bill Fifield criticized a Pierson Village Council member on Tuesday night for previously walking out in the middle of a meeting. Minutes later, Fifield did that very thing. A two-and-a-half-hour village council meeting slowly unfolded Tuesday night, full of long pauses, passive-aggressive arguing and flat-out shouting.
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The fortunes of an area and its neighborhood can turn on how you handle the big things.
My dog was ecstatic because Mutt Romney won the Iowa “carcass.” Being both a dog and a carnivore, it is understandable that he misinterpreted the name and mispronounced the last word. The latter is correctly rendered “crocus,” the flower of victory that Romney tucked into his lapel and carried it to far away New Hampshire. As high as Mount Utah and as buoyant as the Great Salt Lake, he strode into New Confrontation humming “The Unsinkable Molly Brown.” At least, that’s what I’m given to understand.
After a few quick strikes to the ice on Baldwin Lake with his chisel Tuesday, avid ice fisherman Brandon Jones penetrated through the frozen surface into the water below without much effort. “That’s not safe,” Jones said staring down at the hole he had made in the thin sheet of ice. “And it’s not fair. This is January and it’s still not safe to be out here ice fishing.”